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29 August 2017

EMR acquires Metal & Waste Recycling

Global metals recycler, EMR has confirmed that it is acquiring the London-based company, Metal & Waste Recycling.


With the latest news and past articles about metals recycling. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items.


6 November 2017

BMRA fears scrap metal dealers act is ‘weakening’


The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) has announced it shares Labour MP David Hanson’s concerns that the Scrap Metal Dealers Act (SMDA) is weakening in the face of a positive market environment. BMRA said it has ...

23 October 2017

Melksham Metals boss to pay £2m


The owner of Melksham Metals Recycling, Lee Hazel, has been ordered to pay almost £2 million he made from running an illegal waste site in Wiltshire or face an eight-year jail sentence. In an announcement by the Environment ...

11 October 2017

Eunomia finds councils ‘will benefit’ from deposit scheme


A study supported by the Campaign to Protect Rural England and written by Eunomia has claimed that councils would benefit from the introduction of a Deposit Refund Scheme (DRS) for drinks containers in England.  The piece of work...

18 September 2017

Ward’s vehicles get a quirky make-over


Metals recycler Ward has purchased a customised ‘giraffe’ material handler and a ‘cheetah’ wheel loader from manufacturer Liebherr. The Derbyshire-based company announced that the giraffe and cheetah will be handling ...

15 September 2017

EMR purchase of Metal & Waste Recycling to be investigated


The Competition and Markets Authority has announced this week that it is investigating the "completed acquisition by European Metal Recycling Limited of Metal & Waste Recycling Limited". EMR acquired Metal & Waste ...

11 September 2017

Ecosurety pledges support for MetalMatters


UK packaging compliance scheme and resource efficiency specialist, Ecosurety, has pledged its support to MetalMatters, the metal packaging industry’s flagship behavioural change programme. As part of its support package, ...

6 September 2017

‘More consultation’ needed on Scottish DRS


Businesses in Scotland have called for more consultation in the wake of confirmation that the Scottish Government’s intends to implement a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers across Scotland. Nicola Sturgeon, ...

4 September 2017

S Norton reports a return to profit


Metals recycler, S Norton & Co Ltd, has reported a return to profit in the year to December 2016 after what it described as ‘poor results’ the previous year. The company said that the annual turnover of the family-owned ...

29 August 2017

Recycling Association in warning over China rule changes


Implementation of more restrictions on the importing of materials for recycling into China could hit China’s income from the European region, the Recycling Association has warned. The Association’s comments come in ...